N'Chwaning II Mine, N'Chwaning Mines, Kuruman, Kalahari manganese fields, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
Miniature, 4.2 x 3.1 x 2.5 cm
A unique, superb cluster of gemmy poldervaartite crystals with riveting rose-red color and top luster nicely perched on manganese oxide matrix. The typical crystal ball has a rare, very sharp and gemmy, 9 mm wide crystal attached to it. A fine specimen from the now-gone 2003-2004 finds at the N'Chwaning II Mine. Ex. Marty Zinn Collection #7376.